Links That Explain Intelligent Design

Document Date: November 23, 2005

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American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania is the affiliate of the ACLU that is leading the case Kitzmiller et al. v. Dover Area School District challenging ID in public classrooms.

National Center for Science Education reviews anti-evolution activity in the U.S. and the world, provides background to ID and resources for parents, teachers and school boards. There are also numerous article links on Of Pandas and People, the book that first proposedID in 1989, and a listof eight major court decisions against teaching creationism. Voicesfor Evolution is a project of NCSE to collect the full diversityof organizations and perspectives in support of teaching evolution in the publicschools.

The Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture, wrote a plan titled the “Wedge Document,” which was an internal memo that was leaked onto the web about the organization’s goals to end the teaching of evolution. The Discovery Institute wrote in response, “The Wedge Document: So What?

Advancing Science and Serving Society is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. ASSS has answers to frequently asked questions on evolution and ID

The University of California Museum of Paleontology and NCSE have created a web site that explains evolution for teachers and provides an introduction to evolution.

National Academy of Sciences is part of the National Academies, an honorific society of scholars, who are engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology. NAS provides links to books, position statements and additional resources on evolution education and research.

National Association of Biology Teachers is an organization of more than 9,000 educators who share experiences and expertise. The NABT has a statement on teaching evolution.

National Science Teachers Association promotes excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all and has a membership of more than 55,000, which includes science teachers and supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in and committed to science education. NSTA position statement on teaching evolution.

Clergy Letter Project is a national project with the belief that the Bible and the discoveries of modern science may comfortably coexist.

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